• BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, use metal detectors in front of Shaab Stadium, May 22, before the FC Unity soccer tournament in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. Paratroopers provide security for the weekend tournament of 32 community and four combined U.S.-Iraqi forces soccer matches. The Panther brigade, along with Iraqi officials and FC Unity, planned and organized the weekend festivities.

    BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to the Brigade...

    BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, use metal detectors in front of Shaab Stadium, May 22, before the FC Unity soccer tournament in...

  • BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, hand out soccer equipment to Iraqi children at Shaab Stadium, May 22, in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. Paratroopers greeted the children and handed out soccer jerseys and other equipment during the FC Unity tournament.

    BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to the...

    BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, hand out soccer equipment to Iraqi children at Shaab Stadium, May 22, in the Rusafa...

  • BAGHDAD - The Combined forces honor guard presents the national colors of Iraq and the United States as participates stand in formation during the playing of the national anthems for both nations during the opening ceremony of the FC Unity tournament at Shaab Stadium, May 22, in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. FC Unity, a London-based organization, promotes the development of unity through soccer-based programs. Paratroopers from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd  Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, along with Iraqi officials and FC Unity, planned and organized the weekend festivities.

    BAGHDAD - The Combined forces honor guard...

    BAGHDAD - The Combined forces honor guard presents the national colors of Iraq and the United States as participates stand in formation during the playing of the national anthems for both nations during the opening ceremony of the FC Unity tournament...

  • BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad and Iraqi Security Forces compete in a soccer match at Shaab Stadium May 22 in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. The game is part of the FC Unity tournament being held in the famed stadium. Thirty-six soccer games-32 community games and four combined U.S.-Iraqi forces games will be played during the tournament.

    BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to the 3rd...

    BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad and Iraqi Security Forces compete in a soccer match at Shaab Stadium May 22 in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. The game is...

  • BAGHDAD - Spectators stand during the playing of the U.S. and Iraq national anthems at the opening ceremony of the FC Unity tournament at Shaab Stadium, May 22, in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. Hundreds of Iraqi citizens were on hand to cheer on their teams during the weekend long event. Thirty-six soccer games-32 community games and four combined U.S.-Iraqi forces games will be played during the tournament.

    BAGHDAD - Spectators stand during the playing...

    BAGHDAD - Spectators stand during the playing of the U.S. and Iraq national anthems at the opening ceremony of the FC Unity tournament at Shaab Stadium, May 22, in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. Hundreds of Iraqi citizens were on hand to cheer...

  • BAGHDAD - A Paratrooper assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, takes a shot on goal during a soccer match at Shaab Stadium May 22 in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. Thirty-six soccer games-32 community games and four combined U.S.-Iraqi forces games will be played during the tournament. FC Unity, a London-based organization, promotes the development of unity through soccer-based programs.

    BAGHDAD - A Paratrooper assigned to the 3rd...

    BAGHDAD - A Paratrooper assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, takes a shot on goal during a soccer match at Shaab Stadium May 22 in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. Thirty-six soccer...

  • BAGHDAD - National Police officers compete in a soccer match at Shaab Stadium May 22 in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. Four of the matches were mixed U.S. - Iraqi teams pitting them in competition against each other. The teams were assembled by the districts in which they work in.

    BAGHDAD - National Police officers compete in a...

    BAGHDAD - National Police officers compete in a soccer match at Shaab Stadium May 22 in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. Four of the matches were mixed U.S. - Iraqi teams pitting them in competition against each other. The teams were assembled...

  • BAGHDAD - National Police officers cheer following a goal during a game a FC Unity soccer game at Shaab Stadium May 22 in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. Four combined U.S. - Iraqi forces matches were played during the tournament in which mixed U.S. - Iraqi teams competed against each other. The teams were assembled by the districts in which they work in. A total of 36 games are being played during the weekend tournament.

    BAGHDAD - National Police officers cheer...

    BAGHDAD - National Police officers cheer following a goal during a game a FC Unity soccer game at Shaab Stadium May 22 in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad. Four combined U.S. - Iraqi forces matches were played during the tournament in which mixed...

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